Advances in Organization Studies

Advances in Organization Studies: Ambitious and cutting edge theoretical and empirical works of high quality that contributes to the field of organizational studies. Discover the new trends and perspectives, thought-provoking ideas and neglected topics from researches within a wide range of disciplines and geographical locations.

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Ecological Imaginaries Reframing Organisation Robert Perey:
Ecological Imaginaries Reframing Organisation
28/1 2016

This book provides the frame of metabolic organisation - a different conceptual foundation to the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, enviromental and social.
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Inside Megaprojects. Understanding Cultural Practices in Project Management Alfons H. van Marrewijk:
Inside Megaprojects. Understanding Cultural Practices in Project Management
27/8 2015

The aim of this book is to understand building and civil engineering megaprojects as a cultural phenomenon by presenting five empirical case studies on cultural practices in their organising.
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Novel Approaches to Organizational Project Management Research. Translational and Transformational
RedaktÝr Nathalie Drouin, Ralf MŁller, Shankar Sankaran:
Novel Approaches to Organizational Project Management Research. Translational and Transformational
16/6 2013

Project managers may not realize it but the most important aspects of what they manage are the meanings, interpretations and politic of projects and not merely the technical aspects.
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Novel Approaches to Organizational Project Management Research (E-book). Translational and Transformational RedaktÝr Nathalie Drouin, Ralf MŁller, Shankar Sankaran:
Novel Approaches to Organizational Project Management Research (E-book). Translational and Transformational
16/6 2013

Project managers may not realize it but the most important aspects of what they manage are the meanings, interpretations and politic of projects and not merely the technical aspects.
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Against the Grain RedaktÝr Anshuman Prasad:
Against the Grain
1/1 2012

This volume in the Advances in Organization Studies Series offers an important look at the extraordinary power and promise of postcolonialism as a critical perspective in management and organization studies.
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Research Alive. Exploring Generative Moments in Doing Qualitative Research RedaktÝr Arne Carlsen, Jane E. Dutton:
Research Alive. Exploring Generative Moments in Doing Qualitative Research
27/3 2011

A focus on generative moments illuminates what is life-giving, transformative and expansive both with regards to imagination of ideas and development of scholars in the process of doing research.
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Chaos Theory and the Larrikin Principle Bob Hodge, Gabriela Coronado, Fernanda Duarte, Greg Teal:
Chaos Theory and the Larrikin Principle
31/8 2010

This lively, accessible book applies ideas from chaos and complexity theory to core issues in organisation studies.
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New Directions in Post-Heroic Entrepreneurship. Narratives of Gender and Ethnicity Caroline Essers:
New Directions in Post-Heroic Entrepreneurship. Narratives of Gender and Ethnicity
23/7 2009

The book focuses on gender and ethnicity within entrepreneurship.
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Bits of Organization Alison Pullen:
Bits of Organization
12/3 2009

The academic study of organizations is in a condition of heterodoxy, where diverse methods and theories collide and compete, gathered together only in the broken net of a name.
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Gendertelling in Organizations. Narratives from male-dominated environments Silvia Gherardi, Barbara Poggio:
Gendertelling in Organizations. Narratives from male-dominated environments
18/9 2007

This book gathers the stories told by men and women about a particular event.
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Organizing Doubt. Grounded Theory, Army Units and Dealing with Dynamic Complexity Eric-Hans Kramer:
Organizing Doubt. Grounded Theory, Army Units and Dealing with Dynamic Complexity
2/5 2007

This study develops an analytical framework that is composed of different ingredients of formal theory.
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Power, Knowledge and Domination Raymond Daniel Gordon:
Power, Knowledge and Domination
2/5 2007

This book provides a theoretically sophisticated and empirically detailed account of power relations within a heavily bureaucratised organization attempting to introduce post-bureaucratic structures, policies and systems.
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Only Connect. Neat Words, Networks and Identities M. Kornberger, S. Gudergan:
Only Connect. Neat Words, Networks and Identities
3/12 2006

In a networked economy and society, the connections between individual actors, organizations and entire industries gain more importance than the entities themselves.
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The Speed of Organization P. Case m. fl.:
The Speed of Organization
3/12 2006

This text assembles a range of different perspectives to consider our current fascination with speed and its implications for our organizing and organizations.
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Deframing Organization Concepts Bert Van Hees og Paul Verweel:
Deframing Organization Concepts
23/4 2006

Over the last decades a large number of organization concepts have been introduced in the theory and practice of organization.
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AiOS Editors

Stewart Clegg: stewart.clegg@uts.edu.au

Ralph E. Stablein: r.stablein@massey.ac.nz

Stewart Clegg is professor of Management at the University of Technology, Sydney. He has published numerous articles and authored as well as edited many books, including "Frameworks of Power" (1989), "Modern Organizations" (1990), "Handbook of Organization Studies" (1996, with Cynthia Hardy and Walter Nord) and "Debating Organizations" (2003, with Robert Westwood).

Ralph E. Stablein is professor in the Management Department of the Massey University College of Business, New Zealand. His publications include contributions on epistemology, two edited volumes with Peter Frost entitled "Doing Exemplary Research" (1992), "Renewing Research Practice" (2004) and the chapter on data in the "Handbook of Organization Studies" (1996).

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